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Re: CVS commit: src/share/mk

   Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:15:44 -0500
   From: (Christos Zoulas)

   On Jan 22,  7:29am, (Matt Thomas) wrote:
   -- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/mk

   | I always wondered why we don't use ln -sf
   | and avoid the race.

   That does not work because if the destnation is a directory it will
   try to link in the destination directory... (I tried). This is why
   I suggested that it needs to be done differently.

ln -sfh?

As an aside, it would be nice if there were an easy way to create a
symlink at a temporary location and rename it over the permanent one.
`ln -sfh' will unlink instead, and mv(1) is too smart for its own good
about directories to be able to rename over a symlink reliably...

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